Exploring the boundaries of memory distrust from repeated checking: increasing external validity and examining thresholds.

@article{Coles2006ExploringTB,
  title={Exploring the boundaries of memory distrust from repeated checking: increasing external validity and examining thresholds.},
  author={Meredith E. Coles and Adam S Radomsky and Betty Horng},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={995-1006}
}
Checking behavior is among the most common forms of compulsions in OCD. Recent research suggests that repeated checking decreases memory confidence, and supports theoretical models of how repeated checking is maintained. The current paper presents findings from two studies exploring the boundaries of memory distrust from repeated checking. Results of study 1 show that repeated checking of a real stove decreases memory confidence, vividness, and detail (i.e., metamemory), and leads to a greater… CONTINUE READING

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